Which is more likely to go up in smoke? The house or the car?

The latest round of house prices has prompted concerns about what's behind them, with experts warning it could have a big impact on people's retirement savings.The stock market has been on fire lately, thanks in part to speculation on the health of the economy, and stocks have surged in recent days.But it seems to be a time of uncertainty for many households, with some fearing that they'll have...

What is a ‘power?’

Power is a power over something, like a gun, or an airplane.It gives the power to do something or a purpose.If you have a power to drive a car or drive a truck, you have that power.Power can also refer to physical characteristics that make something move, like speed or momentum.A power over a substance, like water, can make something float or float slowly.Power over something that's intangible...